[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP0453091]
Researchers Prof PJ HagerA/Prof J AthanasouProf JS Halliday
Brief description This project investigates learning that enables people to perform well the demanding aspects of their occupations. Detailed case studies of critical incidents in a range of workplaces will be constructed and the learning or otherwise by key players involved in these incidents will be elucidated and analysed. These findings will test and refine a theory of learning at work that conceptualises it, at its best, as a growing capacity to make appropriate context-sensitive judgements. Developing a sound theory of workplace learning is very important because, though it is currently a major policy focus, received theories are of limited explanatory value.
Funding Amount $90,000
Funding Scheme Discovery Projects